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Austria / 29-03-2015

Doctor (71) sentenced for Holocaust denial

On Thursday a jury at Linz Court unanimously agreed that a letter the doctor had sent to the local council and the administration of the Mauthausen concentration camp memorial site proved that he ...

Hungary / 28-03-2015

Jobbik Holocaust denier found guilty

Jobbik local councillor Tibor Ágoston was fined Ft 750,000 by a Debrecen court on Thursday for denial of the Holocaust. Failure to pay the fine will result in a jail sentence of ...

United States / 28-03-2015

Lawmakers introduce bill to stymie Israel boycotts

Two Republican congressmen introduced legislation to prevent boycotts of Israel.  Under the Boycott Our Enemies, Not Israel Act introduced Wednesday by Reps. Doug Lamborn of Colorado and Ron DeSantis of Florida, prospective contractors with ...

Slovenia / 27-03-2015

After grave desecration,Tunisian president vows to protect Jews

In the wake of the desecration of a Jewish sage’s grave, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi promised a European rabbinical body he would protect his country’s Jews.  Essebsi, who won the country’s presidential ...

United States / 25-03-2015

Ronald Lauder urges congress to fight surge of antisemitism

Testimony given by WJC President Ronald Lauder Amid rising concerns about antisemitism in Europe, several Jewish leaders testified before Congress on Tuesday, calling on the United States to take action in stopping violence ...

25-03-2015

How to fight antisemitism

By David Brooks  Antisemitism is rising around the world. So the question becomes: What can we do to fight it? Do education campaigns work, or marches or conferences?   There are three major strains ...

Canada / 23-03-2015

Canadian Government agrees to “Fight” the Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS) Movement Directed against Israel

Canada and Israel have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly fight the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement targeting Israel. The memorandum equates BDS with antisemitism and claims to reflect joint dedication to ...

Britain / 22-03-2015

National action-line for antisemitism victims set up

A national action-line is being set up to offer support to those who have been the victims of antisemitism.  The Campaign Against Antisemitism will open the line this week to offer advice and ...

Britain / 22-03-2015

British PM pledges additional millions for security for Jewish schools, synagogues

British Prime Minister David Cameron pledged millions of dollars in new funds to Jewish schools and synagogues to be used for security.  Cameron, speaking Wednesday at the annual dinner of the Community Security Trust, Britain’s ...

Argentina / 21-03-2015

4 Men charged in attack on Israeli tourists

Four Argentines have been charged in an attack on Israeli tourists in a popular area of Patagonia, an owner of the hostel where the assault happened said Friday.    Judge Guido Sebastian Otranto charged ...

France / 20-03-2015

French comedian Dieudonne convicted for second time – in two days

The antisemitic French comedian Dieudonné M’bala M’bala was today convicted of inciting racial hatred – his second conviction in two days.   Dieudonné, 48 was fined €22,500 by a court in Paris for predicting that ...

Hungary / 19-03-2015

Hungarian citizen cleaned antisemitic graffiti

// Júlia Zsolnai, a Hungarian citizen, posted on Facebook photograph where she is seen cleaning the graffiti sprayed on a bench in the Buda Castle. She added in the post: "I do ...

France / 18-03-2015

French comedian found guilty over anti-Charlie Hebdo joke

A French comedian was found guilty on Wednesday of condoning terrorism for a joke posted on his Facebook account after Islamist attacks in Paris that killed 17 people in January, ...

United States / 16-03-2015

Michael Douglas: World must tackle 'the madness' of antisemitism

Shortly before he arrives in Israel with his family to receive the Genesis Prize, renowned actor and producer Michael Douglas called Sunday for the world to deal with "the madness" of antisemitism, calling ...

Denmark / 16-03-2015

Danes form human ring outside Copenhagen synagogue

People of different faiths formed a human ring Saturday outside the synagogue in Copenhagen where a Jewish security guard was fatally shot last month.  Organizer Niddal El-Jabr said the idea behind the show of ...

United States / 12-03-2015

Controversial swastika display torn down from Sacramento area home

Sacramento -  For nearly five months, it was a bold display of antisemitism on a River Park front lawn.  Monday night, that display was torn to shreds by a Granite Bay resident who ...

France / 08-03-2015

Worker responsible for antisemitic job advertisement fired

The Paris Agency NSL Studio, one of whose workers was behind a job advertisement for an "if possible, not Jewish" graphic artist gave notice on Monday that it had begun dismissal proceedings.   On Monday ...

Germany / 06-03-2015

Israeli envoy to Germany reads out hate mail embassy receives daily

The Israeli Embassy in Germany said its share of Israel-hating, antisemitic mail has increased significantly since last summer’s Operation Protective Edge in and around Gaza.  Israel’s Ambassador to Germany Yakov Hadas-Handelsman said he receives about ...

France / 05-03-2015

Dieudonné DVD banned for antisemitism, Holocaust denial

A Paris court has banned the sale of a DVD of a show by controversial stand-up comedian Dieudonné on the grounds that it is antisemitic, condones the Holocaust and condones “collaboration with the ...

United Nations / 05-03-2015

UNESCO Chief condemns second international Iranian Holocaust cartoons contest

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova condemned Iran’s Second International Holocaust Cartoons Contest in a meeting with World Jewish Congress CEO Robert Singer in Paris on Tuesday.    The pair also discussed efforts to combat the rise of ...

France / 04-03-2015

French Jewish leader calls on Americans to help stop Jew-hatred on internet

CRIF, the umbrella representative group of the French Jewish community has called on its ''American friends'' to fight against the dissemination of Jew-hatred on the internet, in an appeal published in the ...

Belgium / 03-03-2015

Israeli Apartheid Week cancelled in VUB after pressure from the Israeli Ambassador

The "Israeli Apartheid Week" event which was supposed to begin on Monday evening in the Universiteit Vrije of Brussels (VUB) has been cancelled. Lucas Catherine, the central speaker on the opening evening ...

United States / 03-03-2015

Kerry Blasts UN Council's 'Obsession' With Israel

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry criticized the United Nations Human Rights Council for what he calls its “obsession with Israel.” In a Monday speech in Geneva before the U.N. intergovernmental ...

United States / 02-03-2015

At AIPAC, US Senator announces new legislation to fight anti-Israel BDS movement

US Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) will introduce new legislation this week to combat the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, he told attendees at the 2015 AIPAC Policy Conference on Sunday.    “There’s ...

France / 02-03-2015

French PM Valls says anti-Zionist Jew-hatred has ‘all the components of antisemitism, the old ones’

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said in a weekend interview with The Wall Street Journal that the anti-Israel and anti-Zionist sentiments spreading in French society have all the necessary elements to be considered antisemitism.  The new type ...